QMS – Quality Management system standard adopted for implementation in the organization to become ISO 9001 Certified. ISO 9001 Certification process are sub-divided in two groups.
As per ISO Experts View to become ISO 9001 Certified, the organization Implement the applicable ISO 9001 requirement – Which are provided in the ISO 9001:2015 standard in the Clause 4 to Claues-10. As per Experts View – the organization do the proper planning prior for taking the decision of Implementation of QMS in the organization, the planning could be
Once Planning done, make the Team of people to established the action plan taking the inputs of Planning and develop the necessary documentation and record of compliances of implementation. The documents requirements to become ISO 9001 Certified may vary organization to organization, but some of common documents required for ISO 9001 Certification are provided below
As per ISO Experts view, the above said documents are very common and minimum requirements, but for Implementation of QMS to become ISO 9001 Certified, the organization may require many more documents & record for demonstrating the compliance. where organization may take advice from ISO Experts or professional ISO 9001 Consultants or organization may do the self by understating the requirements of QMS Standard.
There is a very common question of user about How much does it cost to become ISO 9001 certified? The ISO Experts view on cost to become ISO 9001 certified? Are explained below, which could help the organization to understand the cost of ISO 9001 Certification.
First of all, kindly understand that the ISO Certification is a professional service, provided by Accredited ISO Certification Body. So, the Cost of ISO 9001 Certification is not fixed, which are derived from various factors as per the requirement and guideline provided by Accreditation Body and IAF.
The Cost to become ISO 9001 Certified are derived on following factors
So, these are the key factors are used by ISO Certification Body to decide the Cost of ISO 9001 Certification.
It has been explained above the Cost to become ISO 9001 Certified is not fixed, but it can be Low or High considering the category of the organization. Also, the cost of ISO 9001 Certification may vary from ISO Certification Body to ISO Certification Body. If you take the Quote of ISO 9001 Certification Body from two different CAB there may be possibility that cost of ISO 9001 Certification is not same. Because each ISO Certification Body have their own Man- Day Rate for Auditing, so the cost of ISO 9001 Certification may vary from CAB to CAB.